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A misconfiguration resulted in more than 1,000 stolen corporate credentials exposed in plain sight. [Read More]
A flaw in the Archive_Tar library could be exploited through the processing of certain archive files. [Read More]
Microsoft has released another report detailing the tactics, techniques and procedures of the SolarWinds hackers. [Read More]
Cisco has released patches for multiple critical and high-severity vulnerabilities in SD-WAN products, DNA Center, and Smart Software Manager Satellite. [Read More]
KindleDrip exploit chain could have allowed an attacker to take complete control of a Kindle e-reader simply by knowing the targeted user’s email address. [Read More]
A researcher has released a functional PoC exploit for a SAP Solution Manager vulnerability patched in March 2020. [Read More]
The multi-stage, tag-based malicious ad campaign is heavily obfuscated and employs clever tricks to avoid detection. [Read More]
Oracle patches hundreds of vulnerabilities with the January 2021 CPU, including 50 flaws rated critical severity. [Read More]
The first Chrome release of 2021 also helps users quickly identify weak passwords and take action. [Read More]
New Linux malware creates a botnet of infected devices to launch distributed denial of service or crypto-mining attacks. [Read More]

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Gunter Ollmann's picture
CISOs are increasingly partnering with DevOps leaders and vigilantly modernizing secure development lifecycle (SDLC) processes to embrace new machine learning (ML) approaches.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Performing gap analysis well and remediating findings appropriately can help reduce both the number of weak points within your enterprise and your susceptibility to attack at each of them.
John Maddison's picture
Organizations must adopt a holistic approach to securing their distributed networked environment that enables them to see and manage their entire distributed network, including all attack vectors, through a single pane of glass.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
With years of bug bounty programs now behind us, it is interesting to see how the information security sector transformed – or didn’t.
Marie Hattar's picture
There are good and bad ways to make vulnerabilities known. A premature “full disclosure” of a previously unknown issue can unleash the forces of evil, and the “black hats” often move faster than vendors or enterprise IT teams.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
Any bug hunter, security analyst, software vendor, or device manufacturer should not rely on CVSS as the pointy end of the stick for prioritizing remediation.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
In a world of over-hyped bugs, stunt hacking, and branded vulnerability disclosures, my advice to CISOs is to make security lemonade by finding practical next steps to take.
David Holmes's picture
Architects and IT security teams are looking for technology evolutions to help them manage real problems in endpoint storage and messaging.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Regardless of which framework you use, it’s crucial to operationalize it in the context of your organization’s unique environment and risk factors.
Devon Kerr's picture
Devon Kerr explains what happened when a municipality inadvertently deployed a brand-new endpoint protection technology across a small part of their production network.